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Real estate industry’s transfer tax win faces second court appeal
2/27/2024 5:54 PM
Chicago real estate players may want to hold off on any further celebration of a judge’s ruling against Mayor Brandon Johnson’s transfer tax hike. After a Cook County judge decided last week that votes shouldn’t count for the so-called Bring Chicago Home referendum on the March 19 election ballot — which would increase the city’s […] <...Read More
Ethics accusations fly in Cook County Board of Review race
2/27/2024 5:42 PM
In the run-up to the March Democratic primary, ethics concerns have emerged in the race for Cook County Board of Review commissioner, with challenger Larecia Tucker leveling accusations against incumbent Larry Rogers Jr. Tucker has raised concerns about Rogers’ past employment of his half-brother, Frederic Everly, and his subsequent facilitation...Read More
Shackelford County ranch lists for $39M
2/27/2024 5:30 PM
Another luxury ranch is up for grabs in Texas. The 9,400-acre Crooked Tree Ranch in Shackelford County, about 125 miles west of Fort Worth, has hit the market with a price tag over $39 million, the Dallas Morning News reported. The asking price is about $4,164 per acre. Layne Walker of Montana-based Hall and Hall […] The post Read More
Compass posts $83 million quarterly loss, $320 million for year
2/27/2024 5:15 PM
Compass posted a net loss of $320 million in 2023, including a loss of $83.8 million in the fourth quarter. That’s about half of its net loss of $158 million in the fourth quarter of 2022, a year in which it lost more than $600 million. Net loss figures include non-cash expenses such as stock […] The post Read More
New American Funding owners buy Santa Ana offices for $31M
2/27/2024 5:12 PM
The owners of New American Funding bought a 208,300-square-foot office tower in Santa Ana for $31 million — or $23 million less than what it traded for five years ago. An unidentified LLC headed by New American’s co-founder, Rick Arvielo bought the nine-story building at 1 MacArthur Place, the Orange County Business Journal reported. The […...Read More
Developer allegedly defaults on planned 200-home Calabasas project site
2/27/2024 4:45 PM
Solar farm developer Clinton Brown has allegedly defaulted on a loan at a Calabasas site where he wants to build a 200-home subdivision, The Real Deal has learned.  The property, at 27250 Agoura Road, is currently on the market for $29 million, according to a listing on Zillow and other websites. The vacant lot covers […] The p...Read More
Macy’s to shutter longtime store in San Francisco’s Union Square
2/27/2024 4:30 PM
First Nordstrom abandoned San Francisco, and now Macy’s is preparing to ship its parade of clothes, perfumes and home furnishings out of town. The New York-based retailer plans to shutter its 400,000-square-foot flagship department store at 170 O’Farrell Street in Union Square, bringing to an end a 71-year run in the heart of the city, [&#...Read More
Realty1 moves forward with 200k sf retail center near Katy
2/27/2024 4:15 PM
A growing suburban area of Houston is getting a major retail, apartment and office development.  Realty1 Partners, a Fulshear-based retail developer, filed plans to build Elyson Town Center in Elyson, a master-planned community between Cypress and Katy. The project will consist of ground-floor shops, with apartments and workplaces occupying...Read More
Blackstone’s Jonathan Pollack to join Starwood Capital as president
2/27/2024 3:30 PM
Blackstone’s Jonathan Pollack is jumping ship to Starwood Capital Group, but his start date isn’t until next year. Pollack, who is currently the global head of New York-based Blackstone’s real estate credit business, was tapped to take over as president of Miami Beach-based Starwood starting in 2025, according to a press release. He will take [&...Read More
EQT Exeter pays $15M for Doral warehouse and office building
2/27/2024 3:28 PM
EQT Exeter paid $14.5 million for a warehouse and office building in Doral. An affiliate of the Radnor, Pennsylvania-based real estate investment trust acquired the 45,970-square-foot mixed-use building at 3605 Northwest 115th Avenue, records show. Sitting on a 2.1-acre site, the building was completed in 2004. The seller, an entity managed by H...Read More

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Should dating apps have HIV filters?
9/15/2016 7:13 AM
Dating apps and sites offer the option to filter matches by sex, ethnicity, height or religion -- but they could be even more personal...Read More
How Grindr got men to self-test for HIV
7/25/2016 8:04 AM
Grindr, a dating app for gay men, was found to be an effective way to give out HIV self-test kits to men at risk of infection and reduce the spread of HIV, according to a recent study....Read More
When sex is bad for men, good for women
9/8/2016 11:56 AM
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When your kids think you"re always wrong
9/14/2016 11:31 AM
It can be exasperating when your tween or teen thinks you are wrong all the time, but it is often a normal part of your child"s development...Read More
How to deal with a defiant child
8/30/2016 11:07 AM
Most parents have struggled with a defiant child, but what they might not realize is that there are steps they can take to eliminate the challenging behavior....Read More
Stop the meltdowns!
8/19/2016 3:37 PM
In my house, we called it going boneless. That"s when my girls, as toddlers, would arch their backs, screaming uncontrollably, usually in a public place (of course!) and there was nothing my husband or I could do to satisfy them....Read More
Setting limits for "spoiled" kids
9/13/2016 12:27 PM
More than 10 years ago, as I headed to one of my final OB/GYN appointments before my first daughter was born, I had a moment...Read More
Toxic chemicals are hiding in your house dust
9/14/2016 9:33 AM
Researchers say 45 toxic chemicals are found commonly in your house dust, with 10 of them lurking in 90% of homes across the country...Read More
A four-day workweek could be hazardous to your health
9/15/2016 5:47 AM
The math is simple, but the implications of these schedules are different. The danger is in disregarding the effects that can occur as a result of fatigue and stress...Read More
Prescription heroin gets green light in Canada
9/14/2016 8:15 PM
Health Canada has amended its regulations to allow Canadian doctors to prescribe heroin as a treatment for those who are severely addicted to the drug. Last week"s change to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act permits doctors to apply for permission under the federal Special Access Program to offer their addicted patients diacetylmorphine: phar...Read More

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